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Facade of the San Marco Cathedral
Venice - Facade of the San Marco Cathedral
There are five portals opening into the square, bearing elaborate decorative motifs and mosaics. One is showing the "Removal of St. Mark's Body from Alexandria to Egypt", other mosaics are displaying the "Arrival of St. Mark's Body to Venice", "Profession, Months and Virtues", "Body of St. Mark Being Venerated by the Venetians" and "Venetians Carring the Body of St.Mark into the Church".